ZEE5, India’s largest homegrown OTT platform and multilingual storyteller released their most anticipated and talked about film ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ yesterday – May 23. Starring Padma Shri and National Award recipient Manoj Bajpayee, the film received raving reviews from critics and fans alike. From calling it Manoj Bajpayee’s finest performance, best film of the year till date, a masterpiece to the film deserving a national award, there is a lot of positive response for Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai. It has now gone onto breaking records on the launch day! It is now the most viewed ZEE5 original in the last one year across languages.
Produced by Vinod Bhanushali’s Bhanushali Studios Limited, Zee Studios and Suparn S Varma, ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ is inspired by true events. It is a courtroom drama directed by Apoorv Singh Karki which stars Manoj Bajpayee in and as lawyer P.C Solanki. It is the story of an ordinary man – a high court lawyer who single-handedly fought an extraordinary case against the country’s biggest god man and successfully ended up prosecuting him for the rape of a minor under the POCSO act. The power-packed courtroom drama, touted to be one of the biggest legal courtroom dramas, is now streaming exclusively on ZEE5.
From the script to the brilliant performances, the film leaves a strong impact on the viewers.
Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India said, “We are extremely delighted with the response that Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai has received on the launch day. It’s an inspirational film that is sure to resonate with the audience and make them socially aware. We are proud that we are living up to our promise of delivering the best entertainment to our audience. Looking forward to many more successes.”
Producer Vinod Bhanushali, Bhanushali Studios Limited, “This proves that sirf ek KAHAANI kaafi hai. The kind of views the film received on a weekday, breaking records of the year, shows how in today’s time our audience prefers to watch a good and compelling story, be it in any language. This motivates us as producers to bring forward more engaging content that can appeal to our viewers.”
Shariq Patel, CBO, Zee Studios, shares, “We are thrilled with all the adulation & love that ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai,’ has received from the audience all over the world. We are delighted with its record-breaking achievement of being the most viewed film in the last year across languages.”
Talking about the success of the film, Manoj Bajpayee said, “It is amazing that after a couple of years of hard work, relentless rehearsals, shootings and post-production; the contributions of so many people including the crew, Suparn S Varma, Vinod Bhanushali, director Apoorv Singh Karki and actors like Surya Mohan Kulshrestha and Adrija Sinha, the film is being celebrated. Surya Mohan
Kulshrestha is being praised, Adrija is being raved about and everyone is being celebrated which gives me such a big reason to celebrate this film.”
‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ is now exclusively streaming on ZEE5, Don’t Miss It!